County of San Diego Board of Supervisors supports continued development of all three LTCIP strategies, Click here to read Minute Order No. 17 from the July 13, 2004 Board meeting
Administration on Aging announces new Integrated Care Management Grants Program to support innovative approaches to the management of care in the Aging Services Network. A copy of the full program announcement can be found by clicking here.
Alan Schafer, Program Manager, Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS), recently provided LTCIP staff with a program update and technical assistance re: LTCIP's three-strategy development. Click here to view updated information on the Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS)
STAKEHOLDER CONSENSUS GAINED AT JUNE 9TH PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING!
Action Item #1
Vote: All stakeholders voted to support continued development of the Network of Care, Physician and HSD+/Health Plan Pilots strategies.
Action Item #2
Vote: All stakeholders (except one) voted to accept the Draft Administrative Action Plan (AAP) as a working blueprint to continue planning for Healthy San Diego Plus (HSD+), 1 abstained. Click on links below for more information:
On June 30th, LTCIP Advisory Group ratified recommendations of the Planning Committee to support continued development of all three strategies, accept the Draft AAP for HSD+, and to support the recommendations of the Mental Health & Substance Abuse Workgroup. Click on link below for the Advisory Group summary notes:
UPDATE: CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF AGING AND AGING & INDEPENDENCE SERVICES AWARDED AGING AND DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER GRANT!! On April 16, 2004, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy G. Thompson announced 12 new grants in its second round of funding. County of San Diego will receive $610,000 over the next three years to better meet the long term care service needs of the community with a one stop shop for resource information. This grant will support the LTCIP Network of Care Strategy. Click on the links below for more information:
The ASSISTED LIVING WAIVER PILOT PROJECT (ALWPP) was created in 2000 pursuant to legislation introduced by then Representative Dion Aroner. The legislation (AB 499) directed DHS to develop and implement assisted living as a Medi-Cal benefit and test the efficacy of assisted living as an alternative to long-term placement in a skilled nursing facility. Click on links below to learn more about the project: